Carington Bowles 1724 - 1793

Map seller,
English; British
born in:
United Kingdom

printseller, publisher and map seller, Black Horse, Cornhill 1754-64; 69, next the Chapter House, St. Paul's Churchyard 1764-93. B. 1 Apr. 1724, s. of John B., printseller of Cornhill; d. 20 June 1793, Kensington Gore. App. John Bowles 2 Mar. 1741, free Joiners' Co. 3 Mar. 1752, livery by 1792. Assisted his father in Cornhill 1754-64. Succ. to business of uncle Thomas Bowles (1712-67) in St. Paul's Churchyard on his retirement 1764. Great rival of Sayer. Many prints numbered so prob. publ. cats. Publ. various maps; aquired plates of John Rocque. Only son Henry Carington carried on business as Bowles and Carver. Imprint(s): Kress: 1785: B926. Plomer; Chubb, BM satires, Darlington and Howgego; Musgrave; J. C. Smith